Stephanie Okereke Nominated for Best Film Actress

It is with pleasure to announce that Nigerian Actress Stephanie Okereke has been nominated for multiple awards in the category of Best Actress in a Film at the 5th Annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA). Ms. Stephanie has been in the Nollywood scene since 1997 and has starred in dozens of hit African movies. Some of Ms. Okereke’s previous awards and nominations include Outstanding Actress by Afro-Dublin Awards (2004), Award for Excellence by the Film Makers of Nigeria (2004), Best Actress of Year by Reel Awards (2003) and Runnerup in Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (2002).

The event which has been known to draw in superstars such as Tuface Idibia, Supermodel Oluchi and former Ms. World Agbani Darego, will be held at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York City on September 18th, 2010.

About the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA)

The Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA Awards) are presented annually by NEA producers in the United States for outstanding achievements in Nigerian music, film, TV, comedy, fashion and radio.

The awards ceremony features performances by prominent Nigerian and international artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented at the Award ceremony.

The award show was established in 2006, and the first event was held at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center of the University of Maryland at College Park. The second and third editions were held at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.

For more information about NEA, please visit, http://nigeriaentawards.com/index.php.